Bitcoin Lightning Tech Expands Beyond Invoices in Step Toward Better UX

Bitcoin’s lightning network has taken a big step toward a better user experience courtesy of new work by one of its principal open-source developers. Widely believed to be the key to helping the cryptocurrency reach a mainstream audience by pushing it to handle millions of transactions, lightning still has a lot of work ahead of it. […]

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Top Swiss Bank Provides Crypto Storage and Trading Services, Massive For Awareness

Julius Baer announced today that it would offer crypto services to its clients all across the world. Switzerland’s third-largest banking giant partnered with a Zug-based startup SEBA Crypto to take advantage of their institutional-grade digital assets solution. The bank said in a press release that the partnership with SEBA would allow them to offer its clients digital […]

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Another University Endowment Invests in Crypto Fund: 2019 is the Year of Institutions

The University of Michigan’s $11.9 million endowment fund has plans to increase its stakes in a crypto fund managed by Andreessen Horowitz. The public university said in its Regents Communication agenda that it was looking to make additional investments into the California-based venture capital firm’s CNK Fund I. Earlier, in June 2018, the endowment had committed […]

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Bitcoin Remains On Hunt For $4.2K Despite Price Consolidation

View Bitcoin’s low-volume price consolidation has taken the shape of a bull flag on the 4-hour chart. A break above $3,930 would confirm a flag breakout and open the doors to $4,330 (target as per the measured move method). The flag breakout looks likely, as the longer duration charts are biased bullish: Monday’s high-volume triangle […]

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Litecoin Massively Outperformed Bitcoin Since November Sell-Off By 4x

Investors who purchased Litecoin during the significant November 2018 sell-off earned four times more returns than the investors who bought Bitcoin, highlighted Joe McCann. The financial expert, who serves as the head of systematic trading at crypto asset management firm, Passport Capital, calculated the returns made by the “silver cryptocurrency” from its three-month low to […]

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Bitmain Announces New, More Efficient 7nm Bitcoin Mining Chip

Bitmain Technologies has announced a new 7-nanometer bitcoin mining processor that it says offers new levels of energy efficiency. The new ASIC (application-specific integrated circuit), called the BM1397, is said to provide improvements in performance, chip size and energy efficiency for mining proof-of-work cryptocurrencies based on the SHA256 algorithm, such as bitcoin (BTC) and bitcoin […]

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